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Volume 7, Number 7—June 2001
International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases 2000

Conference Presentations

Antibacterial Household Products: Cause for Concern

Stuart B. LevyComments to Author 
Author affiliation: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Table 4

Mutations in InhA confer triclosan resistance in Mycobacterium smegmatis (9)

InhA Relative MIC (in 7H9 medium)
Strain Selected ona mutation TRC INH
mc2155 (wt) None 1.0 1.0
MT 1 TRC M161V 6.3 8.5
MT 9 TRC M103T 6.3 1.2
MT 17 TRC A124V 5.8 2.0
mc2651 INH S94A 6.3 22.0
mc2155 (p::inhA) None 6.3 >64

aTRC, triclosan; INH, isoniazid

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